UPDATE: Race and the Americas (4/1/06; SAMLA, 11/10/06-11/12/06)

full name / name of organization: 
Barbara Ladd
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South Atlantic Modern Language Association

Call for Papers: "Race and the Americas"


Scholars working in Latin American Studies, North American (including =
U.S. or American) Studies, and creole languages and literatures are =
encouraged to submit proposals for 20-minute papers on the above topic =
for presentation at the 2006 South Atlantic Modern Language Association =
Convention in Charlotte, N.C.=20


Possible approaches include but are not limited to: the construction of =
race in Americas writing; slavery, abolition, and rights movements =
across the Americas; slave rebellion, nationalism, and Revolution; =
diaspora and transculturation; constructions of racial purity and =
hybridities/m=E9tissage; creolization and Americas/New World writing.=20


This panel is part of the first SAMLA Symposia, a series of linked =
events on the topic to include a featured speaker, a symposium of =
invited scholars, as well as this special session panel.


Please submit 300-word proposals to Barbara Ladd at bladd_at_emory.edu or =
Department of English, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322. Tel: =
404/727-7998. Deadline: April 1, 2006. Proposals should include contact =
information and a written request for AV equipment if needed. Presenters =
must be members of SAMLA by May 1, 2006.

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